To Benjamin Lincoln
Treasury Department, June 26, 1794. “Inclosed is a copy of a letter to me from the collector of Barnstable,1 being an application for a Boat for the use of the Inspector at Tarpentine cove.2 I request your opinion as to the public utility of keeping such a boat at the place mentioned.”
L[S], RG 36, Collector of Customs at Boston, Letters from the Treasury, 1789–1807, Vol. 4, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to the Collector at Boston, National Archives; copy, RG 56, Letters to Collectors at Small Ports, “Set G,” National Archives.
1. The letter from Joseph Otis has not been found.